by: Dead Centre

by: Dead Centre


A single letter separates Hamnet from the philosophical heights of Hamlet. Unlike the Prince, he cannot ask 'to be or not to be'. Condemned not to be, he now seeks to understand the world from which he has been wrested. Hamnet is too young to understand Shakespeare. We are too old to understand Hamnet. Two generations, asking each other what they want to pass on and receive.

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  • Genre: Experimental
  • Time Period: Contemporary, 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Cast Attributes: All Male
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)


Dead Centre

Dead Centre's work includes: Souvenir (Dublin Fringe 2012) which toured to London, New York, Brisbane and Seoul; LIPPY (Dublin Fringe 2013) which tourned internationally including to Berlin, New York, Traverse in Edinburgh and the Young Vic London, and won multiple awards including Irish Times Award for Best Production ...

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